The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 779 793 909
Rank change year-on-year +14 +116  
Permanent jobs citing OSCP 78 116 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.13% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.47% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 62 93 29
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £71,200 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -11.90% -  

OSCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20327 24589 28451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.58% 26.59% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15927 20103 22746
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing OSCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for OSCP in England

OSCP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSCP in England.

Salary trend for OSCP in England

OSCP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OSCP in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for OSCP in England

OSCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 41 £60,000 -5.88% 1
South East +18 22 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Yorkshire +9 5 - -
West Midlands +7 4 £62,500 +19.04%
North West -38 3 £62,500 +47.05%
East of England - 2 £36,250 - 1
South West -3 1 £60,000 +6.66%
OSCP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing OSCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 86 (63.24%) CREST Certified
2 82 (60.29%) Penetration Testing
3 70 (51.47%) Information Security
4 67 (49.26%) CEH
5 65 (47.79%) CISSP
5 65 (47.79%) Security Testing
6 60 (44.12%) Windows
7 46 (33.82%) Security Cleared
7 46 (33.82%) OWASP
8 44 (32.35%) Ethical Hacking
9 42 (30.88%) Cybersecurity
10 38 (27.94%) Nessus
11 35 (25.74%) Degree
12 33 (24.26%) Network Security
12 33 (24.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 32 (23.53%) Java
14 31 (22.79%) C
15 30 (22.06%) Perl
15 30 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 30 (22.06%) SC Cleared
16 28 (20.59%) Ruby
16 28 (20.59%) SIEM
17 26 (19.12%) OSCE
17 26 (19.12%) CHECK Team Member
18 24 (17.65%) GIAC
18 24 (17.65%) Python
18 24 (17.65%) Security Architecture
19 23 (16.91%) Linux
19 23 (16.91%) Unix
19 23 (16.91%) CISM

OSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.21%) Apache
2 3 (2.21%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) SaaS
2 13 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.41%) Office 365
5 1 (0.74%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.26%) Network Security
2 21 (15.44%) Firewall
3 17 (12.50%) Internet
4 14 (10.29%) Wireshark
5 13 (9.56%) Wireless
6 12 (8.82%) HTTP
7 10 (7.35%) Wireless Security
8 9 (6.62%) LAN
8 9 (6.62%) WAN
9 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.94%) FTP
10 4 (2.94%) LDAP
10 4 (2.94%) Skype
10 4 (2.94%) SMTP
10 4 (2.94%) SSH
11 3 (2.21%) VoIP
11 3 (2.21%) VPN
12 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.94%) ZAP BI
2 3 (2.21%) Big Data
2 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (16.18%) Burp Suite
2 20 (14.71%) Metasploit
3 12 (8.82%) Eclipse
3 12 (8.82%) Xcode
4 6 (4.41%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.21%) AppScan
5 3 (2.21%) Paros
General
1 12 (8.82%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Publishing
3 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.68%) Marketing
5 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.47%) Automotive
6 2 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 68 (50.00%) Tester
2 29 (21.32%) Analyst
3 26 (19.12%) Security Analyst
4 22 (16.18%) Ethical Hacker
5 17 (12.50%) Consultant
6 15 (11.03%) Security Consultant
7 13 (9.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 12 (8.82%) IT Analyst
8 12 (8.82%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (6.62%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 9 (6.62%) Senior Tester
10 8 (5.88%) Security Specialist
10 8 (5.88%) SIEM Analyst
11 6 (4.41%) Information Analyst
11 6 (4.41%) Information Security Analyst
12 5 (3.68%) Junior
12 5 (3.68%) Lead Tester
13 4 (2.94%) Senior Manager
13 4 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) Web Services
2 14 (10.29%) .NET
3 3 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (2.21%) PCRE
3 3 (2.21%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.18%) Computer Science
2 21 (15.44%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.56%) Driving Licence
4 11 (8.09%) CESG
5 8 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (5.15%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.68%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (3.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.21%) Life Science
9 2 (1.47%) iPad
10 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 60 (44.12%) Windows
2 23 (16.91%) Linux
2 23 (16.91%) Unix
3 19 (13.97%) Android
3 19 (13.97%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.62%) Kali Linux
5 2 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (60.29%) Penetration Testing
2 70 (51.47%) Information Security
3 65 (47.79%) Security Testing
4 46 (33.82%) OWASP
5 44 (32.35%) Ethical Hacking
6 42 (30.88%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (24.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 28 (20.59%) SIEM
9 24 (17.65%) Security Architecture
10 20 (14.71%) Social Engineering
11 16 (11.76%) Risk Management
12 14 (10.29%) Threat Management
13 12 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (8.82%) Incident Management
13 12 (8.82%) SDLC
14 11 (8.09%) Reverse Engineering
14 11 (8.09%) Security Monitoring
14 11 (8.09%) Test Automation
15 9 (6.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.53%) Java
2 31 (22.79%) C
3 30 (22.06%) Perl
4 28 (20.59%) Ruby
5 24 (17.65%) Python
6 20 (14.71%) C++
7 17 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 13 (9.56%) SQL
9 12 (8.82%) PHP
10 2 (1.47%) C#
10 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (63.24%) CREST Certified
2 67 (49.26%) CEH
3 65 (47.79%) CISSP
4 46 (33.82%) Security Cleared
5 35 (25.74%) Degree
6 30 (22.06%) SC Cleared
7 26 (19.12%) CHECK Team Member
7 26 (19.12%) OSCE
8 24 (17.65%) GIAC
9 23 (16.91%) CISM
10 21 (15.44%) CHECK Team Leader
11 18 (13.24%) DV Cleared
11 18 (13.24%) Tigerscheme
12 15 (11.03%) Cyber Scheme
12 15 (11.03%) GPEN
13 12 (8.82%) CLAS
14 9 (6.62%) CISA
15 8 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (5.88%) SANS
16 6 (4.41%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (9.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 12 (8.82%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.68%) QA
5 1 (0.74%) GPG13
5 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.74%) PMO
5 1 (0.74%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.21%) HDFS
2 3 (2.21%) Snort
3 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (27.94%) Nessus
2 13 (9.56%) Nmap
3 6 (4.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 5 (3.68%) Defensics
4 5 (3.68%) OpenVAS
5 4 (2.94%) logstash
6 3 (2.21%) Fluentd
6 3 (2.21%) HP Fortify
6 3 (2.21%) Kibana
6 3 (2.21%) QRadar
6 3 (2.21%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.74%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (8.09%) Qualys
2 8 (5.88%) Splunk
3 7 (5.15%) AlienVault
4 5 (3.68%) Codenomicon
4 5 (3.68%) Coverity
4 5 (3.68%) LogRhythm
5 4 (2.94%) Blue Coat
5 4 (2.94%) Forcepoint
5 4 (2.94%) Intel
5 4 (2.94%) Sophos
6 3 (2.21%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.21%) FireEye
6 3 (2.21%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.21%) IBM
6 3 (2.21%) McAfee
6 3 (2.21%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.21%) Sourcefire
6 3 (2.21%) TippingPoint
7 2 (1.47%) Dell
7 2 (1.47%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cloudscope
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, certification
Posted: 13 days ago